PARTNERING FOR IMPACT
Avfall Norge is the Norwegian waste management and recycling association, working towards the vision that “tomorrow's raw materials are recycled.”
Avfall Norge is the owner of CLOCC.
It is leveraging 30 years of industry-specific knowledge to promote and develop socially responsible waste management policies in Norway and Europe. From 2019 the organisation is also engaged in international development work, contributing to improved waste management and reducing marine plastics pollution.
Avfall Norge has around 200 members, both from the private and public sector, responsible for the treatment of more than 95 percent of all household waste in Norway. Avfall Norge offers training and guidance, ensures sound policies and constructive political dialogue, and initiates research and development projects to build industry capacity.
Avfall Norge was founded in 1986 with the aim of coordinating and maintaining municipal interests and inter-municipal cooperation in the waste management sector. Since then, the association has remained a competitive actor in a rapidly changing industry, and remains a nationwide resource for public services and private companies alike.
International Solid Waste Association is the main implementing partner of CLOCC.
ISWA is a global, independent and nonprofit association, working in the public interest to promote and develop sustainable and professional waste management worldwide. ISWA works to achieve this mission through promoting resource efficiency through sustainable production and consumption; supporting developing and emerging economies, advancing waste management through education and training, promoting appropriate and best available technologies and practices through its programme on professional qualifications.
It is the leading professional body for resource and waste professionals. InSWA has a unique and grassroots understanding of the waste management sector. InSWA provides many services to the local community including trainings, technical advice and support and domestic networking opportunities. InSWA’s main role and responsibilities are to liaise with local communities, organize and conduct trainings, logistical support, provide guidance to both Avfall Norge and ISWA, and provide data and information from local participants.
Hand in Hand Sweden’s mission is to, through self-help groups, empower people with knowledge, skills and capacity to develop as entrepreneurs and thereby improve their livelihood opportunities, be able to demand their rights and contribute to developing their communities in a sustainable way.
Hand in Hand Sweden's programmes often encompasses circular economy, digitalization, agriculture, climate and environment, human rights, education and acceleration of entrepreneurs.
Hand in Hand India is a public charitable trust that works to alleviate poverty through a unique integrated community development approach.
Registered in 2002, the organisation implements projects in the areas of women empowerment & job creation, skill development, child labour elimination & education, health and environment. Hand in Hand India is implementing the CLOCC programme in Tamil Nadu, India.